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Embroidery Sample - Broderie Cornely, Sky, Framed Object Reg. No: SH 942220

This embroidery sample was designed and manufactured in France by Broderie Cornely. The sample was framed and used as decoration at Prue Acton P/L in Melbourne. Broderie Cornely embroidery featured in some of Prue Acton's designs.
Broderie Cornelli embroidery sample in cream painted wooden frame. Sample is in silver, blue, grey and cream colours. The design depicts the sky with clouds and sun on a black ground. Frame is glass fronted and back support is attached by metal tacks. Picture wire at back is attached to two metal hanging clips.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Prue Acton, 1994
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.00 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width), 20.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, fashion, fashion design, fashion industry, women s clothing, dress, laces, making history - prue acton
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: COMMERCE & RETAILING
Secondary Classification: Clothing & Fashion
Tertiary Classification: samples
Inscriptions: Printed on paper mount at front: BRODERIE CORNELY

Sticker on back, red printed on black: JARMAN / THE PICTURE FRAMER/ 8488/ LT. COLLINS STREET/ MELBOURNE/ PHONE CENT 4802
Manufacturer: Broderie Creation Cornely Paris, France
User: Prue Acton Pty. Ltd. (and/or Contractors), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by 1990
References: RMIT Collection, particularly Cornelli sample book

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